Wow, the 2019 iteration of the Grammy Awards definitely deserves a pat on the back for the most varied nominations for Best Metal Performance we've seen in ages. There are no weird covers of old songs, or Tenacious D to ruin it this year. Just five solid songs.
Big names in the rock and metal world were nominated. Alice In Chains, Ghost, Bring Me The Horizon, Trivium, High on Fire and Deafheaven are among the nominees. The 2019 Grammy Awards will take place on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. Here are all the relevant categories:
Best Metal Performance:
Between the Buried and Me – "Condemned to the Gallows"
Deafheaven – "Honeycomb"
High On Fire – "Electric Messiah"
Trivium – "Betrayer"
Underoath – "On My Teeth"
Here are the rock nominees:
Best Rock Song:
Greta Van Fleet – "Black Smoke Rising"
Twenty One Pilots – "Jumpsuit"
Bring Me the Horizon – "MANTRA"
St. Vincent – "Masseduction"
Ghost – "Rats"
Best Rock Album:
Alice in Chains – Rainier Fog
Fall Out Boy – M A N I A
Ghost – Prequelle
Greta Van Fleet – From the Fires
Weezer – Pacific Daydream
Best Rock Performance:
Arctic Monkeys – "Four Out of Five"
Chris Cornell – "When Bad Does Good"
The Fever 333 – "Made An America"
Greta Van Fleet – "Highway Tune"
Halestorm – "Uncomfortable"
Guns N’ Roses’ limited-edition-deluxe reissue of Appetite For Destruction was also nominated for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
View the full list of nominees here.